I am aware that I am acknowledging my existence in writing this --therefore it is subjectively true. I've managed to overcome decades of elite level academic training. I have a guitar or two and I've never been afraid to use 'em. I'm really into that "mast trick" that Odysseus came up with!

Experience

  • Adjunct Associate Professor Of Psychopharmacology

    at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, New Orleans Campus

    May 2018 - at Present

    Louisiana

    Teaching of Graduate Courses in Psychopharmacology

  • Associate Professor of Psychology

    at Southern University Baton Rouge

    August 1999 - at Present

    Louisiana

    1) Teaching. 2) Student Advisement. 3) Serving on student thesis committees. 4) Modifications of Physiological Psychology content to comply with standards for Louisiana Substance Abuse Certification Program. 5) Reassignment of all tenure-track faculty to comply with APA Accreditation standards. 6) Administrator of all Departmental IT operations/computer laboratory. 7) Courses taught: Physiological Psychology, Sensation and Perception, Psychopharmacology, Developmental Psychology, Advanced Statistics, Learning Theory, and History and Systems. 8) Publication of research in peer-reviewed, professional journals, book chapters, and conference presentations.

  • Adjunct Professor of Psychology

    at Louisiana State University Baton Rouge Campus

    August 1999 - at Present

    Louisiana

    When requested, I teach undergraduate courses in Psychology. Following the tremendous influx of students from the New Orleans Campus following hurricane Katrina (in 2005), I was teaching an average of four courses per semester for several years, including the following: 'Introductory Psychology (multiple sections)', 'History and Systems (multiple sections), 'Drugs and Behavior', and 'Psychological Theories of Learning'.

  • Toxicology and Behavioral Neuropharmacology Expert Witness

    at Federal Arbitration Hearings (FMCS)

    September 2017 - September 2018

    Louisiana

    Research and provide Expert Witness Testimony in Drug Related ADR Hearings: Most recent Testimony begins on Page 13 Below http://psiwebsubr.org/Prison_Award.pdf

  • National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Postdoctoral Fellow

    at University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine, Dept.of Psychiatry & Human Behavior.

    August 1997 - January 1999

    Mississippi

    My published research focused on investigating (on multiple levels of analysis, ranging from in vitro methods, such as radiolabeled ligand receptor binding assays, to immunofluorescence, up to behavioral analysis , including both Pavlovian, i.e., Conditioned Place Preference (CPP) and Operant behavioral measures, i.e., intravenous Drug Self Administration) relationships between binding affinities of dopaminergic agents at the Dopamine Reuptake Transporter (DAT), presynaptic dopaminergic autoreceptors, postsynaptic dopamine receptor subtypes, and concomitant, real time effects of those agents on Behavior --in both rodent and Rhesus Macaque animal models.

Education

  • Ph.D. Behavioral Neuropharmacology

    at Bingamton University

    1991 - 1997 (6 years) New York

  • M.A. in Experimental Psychology

    at West Chester University

    1989 - 1991 (2 years) Pennsylvania

  • B.A. in Psychology

    at Rowan University

    1986 - 1989 (3 years) New Jersey

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